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Amending Constitution an act of nationalism, says lawmaker


The proponents of the Charter change resolution in the House of Representatives have asked their colleagues to help them amend the 1987 Constitution in the spirit of nationalism and in response to calls for inclusive and balanced growth.

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Drive to upgrade technicians skills on


WITH technology seen as a booster to economic growth, a technology company has partnered with vocational schools in the country for a campaign to help upgrade the skills of industrial technicians. Intel Philippines and the Technical Vocational Schools and Association of the Philippines (Tevsaphil) Inc. have joined hands to implement the education campaign called “Intel [...]

Posted: December 18th, 2013 in CDN - Enterprise,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Aquino silence on pork barrel, economic growth benefits in Sona slammed

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza scored President Aquino for failing to detail how he would reform the pork barrel system after the P10-billion pork barrel scam was exposed.

Posted: July 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

NSC seeks increase in military budget amid marine disputes

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin: I am not resigning. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The National Security Council (NSC) has asked the Aquino administration to increase the budget for the military by at least half a percentage point of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) amid a worsening territorial dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: June 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Philippines is fastest growing Asian country for first quarter of 2013

Employees work on a construction site in Manila on Sept. 17, 2012. The International Monetary Fund has kept its 2012 growth projection for the Philippines, but reduced its figure for next year as it sees a weaker global economy. AFP/JAY DIRECTO

The Philippines has the fastest growing economy among Asian countries for the first quarter of 2013, the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) announced Thursday.

Posted: June 4th, 2013 in Business,Latest News Stories | Read More »